Die gebruik van 'n luminessensie-bioanalise om die (anti)androgeen aktiwiteit van landbouplaagdoders in akwatiese sisteme te bepaal/Determining the (anti)androgenic activity of agricultural pesticides in aquatic systems with a luminescence bio-assay

Studies have indicated that several currently used pesticides have endocrine disrupting properties. This study aims at determining if different agricultural practices introduce different compounds to the aquatic environment that have the ability to interfere with androgen dependant gene transcriptio...

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Published in: Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir natuurwetenskap en tegnologie Vol. 33; no. 1; p. 1
Main Author: L Powrie
Format: Journal Article
Language: Afrikaans
Published: Pretoria South African Academy of Science and Art 01-01-2014
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Summary: Studies have indicated that several currently used pesticides have endocrine disrupting properties. This study aims at determining if different agricultural practices introduce different compounds to the aquatic environment that have the ability to interfere with androgen dependant gene transcription. The MDA-kb2 reporter gene bio-assay was used to screen the water and sediment samples.
ISSN: 0254-3486
2222-4173